Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A circular table for playing the card game loo on, or a table made in a similar style.
- ‘This Loo table top needed to be re-polished as it had some water damage and scratching.’
- ‘Dating to Circa 1850/60 this wonderful Victorian loo table has a fabulous figured burr walnut top and is quarter veneered in bookpaged veneers and bordered by 2 lines of boxwood stringing punctuated in the corner by marquetry inlay.’
- ‘Offered for sale is this superb Victorian burr walnut dining/loo table with a shaped top.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.